BY Jamie Bogert
on Feb 05, 2015
Three young fashionistas got a firsthand look at the despairing world beyond the clothes they buy, blog, and wear each day: The premise of the Norwegian reality show, Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion, follows fashion lovers Anniken Jorgensen, Frida Ottesen, and Ludvig Hambro as they step into the lives of Cambodian sweatshop workers in the nation's capital, Phnom Penh.
Once the group of women are on the ground in Cambodia, the vibe goes from chill to chilling. “The truth is, we are rich because they are poor,” Hambro says in one episode. Read More
BY Elle Brosh
on Apr 25, 2014
It does not come to a surprise that Norway has nurtured yet another electro-pop gem; quintet, Highasakite, led by the fervent vox of Ingrid Helene Håvik, has finally reached U.S. soil and they're already blossoming.
Norway's capital, Oslo, being renowned for its eclectic music scene, was a rich and resourceful environment for the band's innovative sound. Highasakite was born out of the members' involvement in Oslo's jazz scene, where lead vocalist Håvik and Trond Bersu first met. Read More
BY Adrienne Tooley
on Sep 06, 2013
I have to be honest: I’ve never been a big music video watcher. Even as a 90’s kid, I saw all the quintessential Britney and Backstreet Boys videos maybe once or twice. And once MTV started playing trashy reality shows and stopped playing actual music videos? Fuhgeddaboudit.
But sometimes a video comes along that is so surprising, so intriguing, and so completely bizarre that you have to take a step back and really truly ask yourself “What the hell did I just watch?!”
After four back-to-back viewings, I’m still not entirely sure. Read More